medicines are used to treat cancer. Its easy to become confused by multiple
prescriptions. It might help to think of your medicines as either maintenance or
as needed. Some medicines are to be taken on a scheduled basis every so many
hours, or every day. Its helpful to make a list and schedule of these maintenance
may be prescribed to be taken only as needed. Pain killers usually fall into this
category. Make sure you understand the difference and dont fall into the trap of
taking these medicines too often. Make your life as alert as possible.
Some cancers are treated with
immunology, hormone therapy, or bone marrow transplants. New or experimental medicines or
treatments are often available in clinical trials.
the lists of questions regarding decisions to make before treatment, the use of investigational or experimental treatments, and unproven treatments.
See our link
pages for additional drug reference sites.
work with your medical team
and make informed decisions.
There are a number of
publications that give
general and specific
information about medicines. Take a look
at our list of favorites.
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